Santana Laminate
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Santana Laminate

  • Laminate Proof 1 $32 $32 $0
TOUR/SHOW:
  • American-Soviet Peace Concert
Item Number:
  • MCW870704-A-LA
DATE:
  • Jul 4, 1987
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Our collection of Laminates includes those "laminated" in plastic by the production company for the show staff and VIPs; as well as "un-laminated" pieces that were never encased in plastic. Please pay attention to our image to distinguish which one you are buying.

In 1987 two hundred Americans were given permission by the Russian government to enter the "Iron Curtain" and take an anti-nuclear walk from Leningrad to Moscow. Bill Graham was asked to produce a show commemorating the end of the walk; he got Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak to pay the bill. The show took place on the 4th of July with four Russian bands and four American bands sharing the stage.

On the stage was a huge sign with an image of a tic-tac-toe board with the words, "Our Choice" above it. There was a globe and a bomb and a globe and a bomb, and what was to be in the last square? At the show's end, Graham's son crossed the stage and patched the last square with a globe.